85 arrested as Canadian students protest tuition

MONTREAL

The rioting came after talks broke off Wednesday between the Quebec provincial government and student groups over the planned tuition increase of $375 a year.

The talks broke off after the government ejected the most militant student group from the discussions.

Students swarmed the streets and fought with police over several hours. A police station, banks and other businesses had windows shattered.

Polls indicate Quebecers generally support the fee hikes

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